|North Carolina Botanical Garden
The North Carolina Botanical garden has
the largest collection of native plants in the Southeast. Nature
trails wind through a 300-acre piedmont forest. The herb garden and
carnivorous-plant collection are also impressive.
University of North Carolina's Planetarium
The University of North Carolina's Planetarium
offer educational and entertaining programs for all ages that teach
and explore the science of the universe.
The Coker Arboretum, a quiet haven in the busy
University of North Carolina campus, is the heart of one of the most
beautiful campuses in the nation. It is the oldest of the Garden's
University of North Carolina
Franklin Street runs along the
northern edge of the University of North Carolina campus, which is
filled with oak-shaded courtyards and stately old buildings.
Ackland Art Museum
The Ackland Art Museum showcases
some of the Southeast's strongest collections of art from India,
plus Western art, including old-master paintings and sculptures.
This is one
of the largest planetariums in the country. The 68-foot domed Star
Theater houses a completely automated Zeiss Model VI Star Projector,
one of very few in the world.
West End Wine Bar
Located on Chapel Hillís Franklin Street, West End
Wine Bar is an escape from the ordinary. Three floors of distinctive
style create the ideal setting for a private party or a night on the
town. Enjoy your virtual visit and then come join us for a real one.
Finely Golf Course
The Finely Golf Course has five sets of tees, par
72. The back tees stretch to 7,187 yards and are accessible only to
players granted permission from the pro shop. The gold tees measure
6,702 yards, the "Carolina Blue" tees 6,141, the white 5,600, and
the red 4,981.
Carrboro is a former railroad and mill town in
Chapel Hill North Carolina.
The Preserve at Jordan Lake
The Preserve at Jordan Lake
is the first and only golf community adjacent to Jordan Lake.
delightful nursery and garden where you can learn about wildflowers,
perennials, shrubs, vines, grasses, gardening for butterflies and
Old Chapel Hill Cemetery
The Old Chapel Hill Cemetery originally served as
a burial place for University faculty, their slaves and students.
Outdoor drama was first performed here in Chapel
Hill's Battle Park in 1916 to celebrate the 300th anniversary of
Morehead-Patterson Memorial Bell Tower
The tower is 172 ft. tall, and its 10-bell
carillon calls students to classes, provides twilight music and
serenades crowds departing the adjacent Kenan football stadium.
Old Playmakers Theatre
Built in 1851 as Smith Hall, was originally built
as a library and ballroom, it served briefly as classroom space and
was converted to a theatre in 1925, it is the first state university
building dedicated to American folk dramatic art.
The Old Well
In 1897, UNC President Edwin A. Alderman
initiated the redesign of the ramshackle shelter over The Old Well,
which had been the primary source of campus water for more than a
century. When it was finished, the new structure was so beautiful
that it quickly became the unofficial symbol of the University.
Horace Williams House
The Horace Williams House is the only historic
house in Chapel Hill that is open to the public. The facility also
features changing art exhibits and hosts chamber music concerts on a
Chapel Hill Public Library
The Chapel Hill Public Library hold adult and
children's books and materials; Internet reference; children's
programming. Bookmobile serves daycare centers and five public
Chapel Hill Museum
The Chapel Hill Museum exhibits North Carolina
history, art and decorative arts with an emphasis on Chapel Hill and
Kenan Football Center
The museum features the Heavner Theater for
football archives, display cases of historical artifacts,
memorabilia, interactive kiosks, multi-media presentations and